Minimum System Requirements for Windows List 3x to 10

I am noticing on many retro forums and groups growing numbers of enthusiasts asking what hardware can i run with xx version of windows or will this so and so work with xx version of windows. Thought maybe this information might help!  I didn’t go back earlier as hardly anyone ran earlier versions. Let’s start[…]

A history of Windows – By Microsoft

Microsoft briefly went all nostalgic on us! They have a nice article on the history of Windows available at this link: A history of Windows   <— Click the Linky Check it out , its a good read! More here as well: Learn the Major Moments in the History of Microsoft Windows Every version, from 1.0[…]

CISCO CADS Install on Windows 8.1

I had the pleasure to install Cisco Desktop Agent (CAD) on some Windows 8.1 workstations.   The version of CADS we have and what is out at this time is not compatible with Windows 8.1.  Cisco lists compatibility up to Windows 7.  Sure enough a regular install failed with a warning box stating this software was[…]

Toshiba Laptop with Windows 8.1 loses keyboard and mouse – FIX

This weekend I worked on a Toshiba laptop with Windows 8.1 that had received some updates then rebooted. The keyboard and mouse both failed to work after the reboot. An external USB mouse worked but the USB keyboard did not. I used the on-screen board to do everything with mouse clicks detailed below.  I used[…]

Internal Error 2502 and 2503 installing or uninstalling programs in Windows 8

Yep, that is one long title for this post. I had a need to uninstall a Cisco VPN client from Windows 8.1.  Attempting to do so resulted in a failed uninstall and two error boxes. First showed Internal error 2503 then was Internal Error 2502. I did the usual, made sure time and date were[…]